highlighted the success of the combination of Foley & Lardner and Gardere Wynne Sewell in the article, “Foley & Lardner Reaps Big Gains from Gardere Merger
.” The article looked back on the combination on the occasion of its one-year anniversary.
The article noted that the firm saw gross revenue and net income grow as a result of the merger as well as profits per partner.
“We were delighted in the growth this year, particularly with all of the expenses associated with the consolidation and, frankly, the effort,” Foley CEO and partner Jay Rothman told Texas Lawyer
Dallas partner Holland “Holly” O’Neil, a member of the firm’s management committee and chair of pre-merger Gardere Wynne, said the firms were well-prepared for the integration thanks to a lot of planning and meeting even before the deal closed.